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Spotlight on Black Entrepreneurs in Milwaukee

By Chetla Jackson on Feb 6, 2024 12:00 AM

As part of the Black History Month celebration, the Milwaukee Public Library will be putting the spotlight on Black entrepreneurs who got their start in our very own backyard.

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The Sentinel Index

By Jill Fleck and Dan Kentowski on Sep 9, 2022 12:00 AM

The Business and Periodicals Department of the Milwaukee Public Library’s Central Library features a unique index of the Milwaukee Sentinel newspaper, covering its founding in 1837 through 1890. Learn more about this popular index, what it contains, and how to use it.

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National Write a Business Plan Month

By Aniyah Stubblefield on Dec 3, 2021 12:00 AM

National Write a Business Plan Month is an excellent opportunity to start your business plan. Business plans are great for growth predictions and can quickly turn into a five-year plan for you and your entrepreneurship goals. Learn how the Milwaukee Public Library can help!

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April is Financial Literacy Month

By MPL Staff on Apr 9, 2021 12:00 AM

April is Financial Literacy month and a great time to review your financial health. Learn more about resources at your Milwaukee Public Library.

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The Library That Became a Department Store

By MPL Staff on Oct 3, 2017 1:03 PM

More than a century ago, a former home of the Central Library became a department store. In 1880, the ornate Library Block building opened with retail on the 1st floor and the Library moved in on the 2nd floor.

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